This is an analysis of the poem Jubilate Agno: Fragment A that begins with:

Rejoice in God, O ye Tongues; give the glory to the Lord, and the Lamb.
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  • Rhyme scheme: a b c d d e f c g e f d h i b j j g j g f j j c X f k g g X l h c h f k g a f d j a a j c X h g j X m i h d c j l d l h j n o f h X h c c k g k X k p k h p n j d o f g c n k d X j n X m g X h d m h X c h n X g d h d X d k iXo
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01011111010001101 1011001100100100101 111101011110101010 11010100010101111000101010 110101011100100010 11001110010110100100 11010101010010010 11110011101101001001010 1100101010100010110101001 11010101011110100010111111 11001011110101010101001010 1100101010100101111100010100010101001 1101100101110101110110 1100011110001010110 110011100011111100111001 101000011010001010001001010 1100001010110010100 11001000010110101110010 1100110110101110010 1100101011001001011001110001 11010010111001000010 11001101111010101010010101001010 1100100101101010110010001001100 110000110100111001011110110 11001011001000110000101010000010 1100110110101000110100110100110010 110011101001010101001000001 110110001001110101001010001 1101001100010011010000101010011 1101001110010010110010010110010010100 110010010010010010011110001 110100101110100101001101010010101 1100100101001110010110111100111110010 110100011101001101101001111 1100100100100011010000101010011010 1101001010101010101101100101001101010010 110100100110101001100110 110100101101000101100100011 1100011010001001011 11010100111001011110011010101010 110100100100100001001001001001010001011001001001000100100010010101000110 110010011101000100110 110010100100100100001100011 110010000101101001011001000111010101000 11000101110011110010100010 1101000100010110111010010110101111001001010010110 110111000110101001001010 1100000101010100101001101 11000111101101001011010 110100101110101110111 11100101001000101001010101 110010010101111110 1100100101001101001010010101001 1101000101100010011110111 1100101000100001010100010 1010110000110101001010100 110110011010000100101011111001010001 110100101010010101010 1100100101010101001110100101 110011001101 11011001010010001000100010 1100000101100100010 101000111110011101 110010010100101000110010110000 1100100101011001101111101010010 1101001001100100111101010111001 110001011001 1101010010100110101010101100110 11000010010001110000111010011010001100110 1101001011001011011001111110001111 11100101001000010010100001 1101000101111010101 1101001000101000100101100100101110 110100011101100001001110001001010010 110100100110101011001001 11010011001010101011011110010 11001001010100100 1100100111100101011010101 11010010100110100011 1100100100110110101111110100 11010010100110010101101 11001001110010010010100001001 11010010001000101010101 111001001010000100001 11100101010010010 1100100101100101010110001010 11010010110111010 110001001000111010010101000010 11010100100010010010010101001110101010100 10101001011110010100010001010 110100100100001100100110 1010100101101111000010 1101001010111010010010110001 11001001001001010100100111001001 11010011100100011110101101100 110100100011110111 110100101110101011101001 110100110001000101001011101001011 110010010010010101000110011 11010010111100110111101010 11000100110011011100100010 110100101001000101010101010010101 11001001110000100001110101 1010100100000101001 110010010000100011010001 1010100101001001001100010 11000100101011100 110001010001000001010100010 1100010011101111110 110001001011110100101010101 110010010100110101 110011010011101110 110100101101010111000001
  • Amount of stanzas: 113
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 104
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 113
  • Average number of symbols per line: 105 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 19
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of, his, let, for, lord, to, with, god, in, praise, from, bless, who, rejoice are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word let is repeated.

    The author used the same word let at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ever is repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word ever at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • summary of Jubilate Agno: Fragment A;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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